What's on in London on Wednesday 1st March 2017

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and other random miscellany events happening around London.


Special Events in London on Wed 1st Mar 2017

This lecture will describe the constraints of the physical space in No 10, and how the premiership evolved through four stages over the last 300 years.  ()
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Westminster Talks: Prime Ministers and Downing Street from 1735 Until Today: A Uniquely British puzzle

Free

(Wednesday, 1st Mar - 2pm to 3pm)
From secret marriages, a lurking crocodile and London’s first bus route, to an underground river, a one-legged crossing-sweeper and the world’s first consulting detective, Marylebone has some strange tales to tell.  ()
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2017-03-01

London’s Villages: Marylebone

Free

(Wednesday, 1st Mar - 3pm to 4pm)
Join Gustav Milne as he discusses his experiences and insights from his work on some of the foremost fire digs.  ()
2017-03-01
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Excavating the Great Fire

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

£12

(Wednesday, 1st Mar - All Day)
An exhibition showing how maps changed how we look at the world, from Beck's tube map to spy maps.

2017-03-01

Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line

£8

(Wednesday, 1st Mar - 10am to 5pm)
Rembrant's Self-Portrait, Wearing a Feathered Bonnet is on display in London for the first time.

2017-03-01

Am I Rembrandt?

Free

(Wednesday, 1st Mar - 10am to 5pm)
An exhibition of some of Sir John Soane’s Museum’s most beautiful and influential designs for Adam’s projects in London.

2017-03-01

Robert Adam's London

£13

(Wednesday, 1st Mar - All Day)
A major exhibition celebrating the master hairstylist’s remarkable 40 year career, from the late 1970s to the current day.

2017-03-01

Hair by Sam McKnight

Free

(Wednesday, 1st Mar - 9:30am to 5pm)
Isabelle Émilie de Tessier was a London actress, cartoonist and illustrator who worked under the pseudonym 'Marie Duval'. This exhibition at Guildhall Library is the first one dedicated solely to Duval's work as a nineteenth century pioneer of the art of comics.

2017-03-01
Free

(Wednesday, 1st Mar - 10am to 6pm)
See the shortlisted proposals for Trafalgar Square's 2018 and 2020 Fourth Plinth commissions

2017-03-01

Fourth Plinth Shortlist Exhibition

Free

(Wednesday, 1st Mar - 9:30am to 7:30pm)
Photographer Eugenio Grosso takes you on a photographic journey through time from the foundation of London to the present.

2017-03-01
Free

(Wednesday, 1st Mar - 10am to 5pm)
From ceramics and sculpture, find out more about Ovid’s magical stories and their influence in the display and gallery trail.

2017-03-01
Free

(Wednesday, 1st Mar - 10am to 5pm)
The Library and Museum’s latest exhibition marks the centenary of the opening of the Royal Masonic Hospital.

2017-03-01

Healing Through Kindness

£9
A special exhibition of original illustrations by John Kenney for the 1965 Ladybird life of Dickens.

2017-03-01

The Ladybird Life of Dickens: an illustrated adventure

 

Regular Events on Wed 1st Mar 2017

(typically repeat most weeks)

Explore the 18th century London of the writer, critic and lexicographer, Dr Samuel Johnson.  ()
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Walking Tours of London on Wed 1st Mar 2017

Explore the 18th century London of the writer, critic and lexicographer, Dr Samuel Johnson.  ()
London's waking nightmare of murder... He came silently out of the midnight shadows of August 31, 1888.  ()
 

Tower Bridge Opening Times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 9th Jun at 03:30pm


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